Posts belonging to Category Separation

A Conversation between Joe Sorge and Mark Baer Regarding ‘Divorce Corp.’: Part 4 of a Series

This is the fourth of a series of articles wherein I share a conversation I had with the executive producer and director of “Divorce Corp.” wherein we discussed the 58 reasons why I was unable to endorse the film. Since my last article covered points 11 through 15, I will start this article with my […]

A Conversation between Joe Sorge and Mark Baer Regarding ‘Divorce Corp.’: Part 3 of a Series

This is the third of a series of articles wherein I share a conversation I had with the executive producer and director of “Divorce Corp.” wherein we discussed the 58 reasons why I was unable to endorse the film. Since my last article covered points 6 through 10, I will start this article with my […]

A Conversation between Joe Sorge and Mark Baer Regarding ‘Divorce Corp.’: Part 1 of a Series

As I mentioned in my last article titled “The Hidden Agenda Behind the Making of ‘Divorce Corp.,’” as a condition for watching the movie prior to its release, I agreed to “keep the specific contents and storylines in the movie confidential” until the film’s release. The world theatrical premiere of “Divorce Corp.” was held in […]

The Hidden Agenda Behind the Making of “Divorce Corp.”

On January 9, 2014, My Advocate Center will be hosting the world premier of a documentary film titled “Divorce Corp.” The following day, the film will be released in theaters around the country. AMC’s synopsis of the film is as follows: “A shocking exposA of the inner workings of the $50 billion a year U.S. […]

Things to Consider When Entering into a Parenting Plan

How do you re-establish a bond that never existed? You can’t! You can attempt to establish a bond, but you cannot re-establish something that never existed in the first place. This is the elephant in the room! A parent/child bond is initially formed when the parent cares for a newborn infant and young child. It […]

Filing For Divorce: What’s Involved – And Why Does it Get Complicated?

Understanding The Divorce Process For those who have made the difficult decision to get a divorce, the next question is often, “how do I file for divorce?” Getting divorced (in most cases) is about both the Final Settlement Agreement and the Divorce Decree.  Many people do not realize the difference, but it’s important to understand […]

How to Ask for a Divorce

As discussed in our previous blog post, divorce is a sad reality, though sometimes the alternatives have become less and less realistic. For those who have carefully and thoughtfully considered their situation and come to the decision that it is time to ask for a divorce, the first challenge they face will be figuring out […]

Family Law Should Not Be Treated the Same as Other Areas of Law

The laws relating to division of property and support and all other laws pertaining to families vary from state to state. Moreover, the laws change over time. One day the laws go one direction and the next day they could change. In other words, the laws are “arbitrary.” What makes California’s laws on these issues […]

Financial Goals if You’re Separated

Separation may seem a time where you feel in limbo.  You may have some agreements drawn up between you and your estranged spouse, but in some cases, you’re awaiting information, trying to make emotional and practical decisions, and you often feel that you have little control over different aspects of your life. Financially speaking, there […]

What does technology have to do with communications, especially in a divorce?

Ninety percent (90%) of conflict is due to misunderstandings.  That’s just a “rule of thumb.” We humans have invented this wonderful faculty of language but we really don’t know how to use it all that well.  Other stats: up to 70% of the information we get from another person has nothing to do with the […]